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Live WWC analysis: Germany vs. U.S.

The U.S. had Germany on its heels for much of the first half but couldn't seize the lead in the first Women's World Cup semifinal.

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Daytona to offer Confederate flag exchange

Daytona International Speedway will implement a voluntary flag exchange program this weekend for any fans flying a Confederate flag during the track's traditional Independence Day race weekend.


Ridnour enters pantheon of oft-traded athletes

Luke Ridnour's head must be spinning after he was traded four times in a week. Here's a look at some other notable athletes who know all too well that sometimes it's better to rent than buy.

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Which athletic achievements deserve an ESPY?

Your vote decides who will take home the ESPY for Best Male and Female Athlete, Best Play and so much more. The results will air on the 2015 ESPYS on July 15 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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Celtics introduce rookies to history

The Boston Celtics introduced their four rookies Tuesday, then introduced them to the history of the franchise.


Gordon touches all bases on insider

Dee Gordon's last HR was June 14, 2014. But his first of the season comes in the inside-the-park variety to give the Marlins the 3-1 lead over the Giants through 2. It's the first inside-the-park HR for Miami since 2010, extending Gordon's hit streak to 11. Follow live


Goal, #ARG! Javier Pastore with a lovely, low shot to double the lead! Argentina 2-0 Paraguay

U.S.-Germany scoreless at half
Women's World Cup 

The U.S. offense showed plenty of signs of life in the first half, taking 7 shots and having a sizable 56-44 lead in possession over Germany, but couldn't find the net. Game stats

Women's World Cup 

Argentina tallies off set piece
Copa America 

Lionel Messi set up a free kick from the left wing and Marcos Rojo was in the right spot at the right time, catching the pass off a Paraguay defender's deflection and knocking it past keeper Justo Villar for the goal. La Albiceleste leads 1-0 Follow live

Copa America 

Julie Foudy @JulieFoudy

I love how #USA aggressively attacking flanks. US team knows this #GER team wont back down in 2nd half. Need to keep foot on pedal 2nd half.

Jackie Bradley Jr. goes yard

The Red Sox outfielder entered the day with the longest active streak without an extra-base hit (123 at-bats), but that stretch ended with a solo home run in the second inning to give Boston a 3-0 lead over Toronto. Follow live

Scary collision in U.S.-Germany game
Women's World Cup 

Morgan Brian of the U.S. and Alexandra Popp of Germany bumped heads in the penalty area in the 29th minute, with Popp bleeding from the head. However, both players returned to action after a couple of minutes.

Women's World Cup 

Texas Rangers @Rangers

After going yard twice yesterday, Mitch Moreland delivers a two-run shot in the 2nd to knot this one at 2. He now has 13 homers this season.

Pete Rose speaks, but not about betting

The all-time hits leader spoke to reporters for the first time since an OTL report on his gambling. "I'm not scared of any questions. There's just certain things that you'd rather not talk about. And I'm here in a good mood, not talking about the controversial stuff."


Chantel Jennings @ChantelJennings

Apparently with FIFA women get the turf and the medical clearance equivalent of the eye test ... You have a body, yeah, you're good to go.

Burnside: Saad makes Blue Jackets better

Brandon Saad is the real deal, regardless of who is lining up alongside him. And his maturity and understanding of the game are impressive. Oh, and he's just 22. Columbus is now a force

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Nats not wasting time in Atlanta

Danny Espinosa smacked an RBI double, Wilson Ramos added an RBI single and Clint Robinson capped the Nationals' four-run first with a two-run shot to right field. Safe to say Braves SP Shelby Miller's second inning is going much better than his first. Follow live